Suspect Sought For Raping Woman In Brooklyn

Crime, Law and JusticeCrimeSexual AssaultNew York City Police DepartmentWPIXGreenpoint

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in the search for a man who raped a woman in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning.

Police say at about 4:30 a.m. a man pushed a 25-year-old woman into a building vestibule near the corner of Diamond Street and Nassau Avenue in Greenpoint, where he sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20's, about 5'8" to 5'9" tall and weighing approximately 185 lbs.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website ( or by texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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